Build your networks and skills by getting involved in a wide range of activities including student clubs, volunteering, mentoring and learner voice initiatives, while connecting with those who share your interests. Do not underestimate the power of networking and where it can lead you!
Joining a club or society has many benefits. It can kick start your career by helping to build your leadership and employability skills. Along the way you will make new friends and extend your professional, personal and global networks. Where do you see yourself fitting?
Bloom is a youth-led not-for-profit, whose mission is to get more WA university students and recent graduates to ‘have a go’ at launching startups, small businesses and social enterprises. In 2015, Bloom ran more than 75 free events attended by more than 2,500 people. These events include practical skills workshops ‘Skills that Uni Won’t Teach You’, inspirational seminars and competitions.
Curtin Accounting Association
Curtin’s first and only Accounting-focused student society dedicated to providing opportunities to network with industry professionals and build essential soft skills.
Curtin Economics Society
The Curtin Economics Society aims to connect students studying social sciences such as economics, international relations, law and many other majors to industry. The primary aim is to provide students with career development options which involve networking, learning and participating in discussions through hosting various events such as presentations, cocktail nights, case studies and job application tips with industry personal.
Enactus is an international non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. We provide a platform for teams of outstanding university students to create community development projects that put people’s own ingenuity and talents at the centre of improving their livelihoods.
Curtin Human Resources Student Association
The Curtin Human Resources Student Association strive to provide the vital link between students and industry, with a key focus on promoting personal and professional development to the members of the Human Resource body. Our main goal is to provide the opportunity to build beneficial relationships and networks between our student body and the Human Resources and Industrial Relations sector, to gain invaluable connections and real life vocational experiences.
Curtin Student Law Society
Curtin Student Law Society is the official law students’ society at Curtin University, endeavouring to promote the educational and social interests of all law students.
Public Relations Student Chapter
The Public Relations Student Chapter (PRSC) aims to provide Public Relations students with a variety of different initiatives to help kick start their future careers. These initiatives range from informative networking events all the way through to regular work experience emails, providing students with the chance to gain invaluable experience with today’s industry leaders.
Curtin Marketing Association
The Curtin Marketing Association (CMA) is a non-profit association governed by students, which aims to build social, academic and industry-based relationships and skills.
Curtin Wall Street Club
The Curtin Wall Street Club (WSC) provides a dynamic environment that brings students outside of the classroom and into the real world. The WSC enables you to forge solid friendships, grow your employability attributes, learn new skills and discuss ideas with like-minded students who wish to pursue a career in economics, finance, accounting and other business-related disciplines.
Curtin Women in Business
Women in Business (WIB) Curtin University aims to connect, support and empower the growth of future female leaders. Collectively, we are a body of equal opportunists where diversity is welcomed and men are invited to join, in the respect that they are interested in learning about the female movement. Our vision is to promote the sense of inclusivity and the “Girl Power” bond in our Curtin community. We seek to empower our members to realise their own power and potential to innovate themselves and be changemakers through our social and business events.
At the Faculty of Business and Law, we believe in building authentic partnerships with our students to provide quality learning and teaching, and to enhance the student experience. By offering our students the opportunity to have direct involvement in assessing and shaping their experience at Curtin, it will benefit the programs, the faculty and most importantly, our students.
We establish Student Consultative Focus Groups every semester, where students can share their views and make a genuine contribution to the future. Student representatives gain valuable life-long skills in the consultation process; leadership, how to communicate effectively with a diverse cohort of students, all whilst making a difference.
If you’re a student and would like join one of our focus groups, send us an Expression of Interest. Alternatively, if you have feedback to share, email ExperienceCBS@curtin.edu.au and we will put you in touch with your student representatives.
Build your leadership skills, connect with new people and make a positive difference. You can help the Faculty orientate all new Business and Law students during O-Week, mentor a student, become a CBS Assignment Lounge Peer Learning Advisor, get involved in a club or join the Curtin Volunteers team.
Volunteering your time does not go unrewarded! Besides the difference you will make to other people’s lives, some volunteering activities acknowledge your hard work on the Curtin Extra Certificate, which formally recognises student development through co-curricular engagement. It aligns with Curtin’s vision for our students to be prepared for the future, sought after by employers, and able to make a difference globally.